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BY ALEX GILLIS | December 03 2007

Academic misconduct is a reality, but what’s less certain is how often it occurs and what’s the best way to combat it

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | December 03 2007

Canada’s mishmash of student aid programs is working up to a point but has failed to close the gap in university participation rates between the rich and poor

BY DANIEL DROLET | November 05 2007

University of Ottawa law professor Amir Attaran is determined to use his high-profile academic position to fight for the rights of the less fortunate

BY TERENCE DAY | November 05 2007

Are laptop bans the answer to the misuse of computers in the classroom?

BY TIM JOHNSON | November 05 2007

Meet the risk-taking scholars who are shaking things up while they build tomorrow’s academic library

BY TREENA HEIN | October 09 2007

The field of ‘public history’ gains ground in Canada

BY STEPHEN STRAUSS | September 10 2007

The disciplinary path of popular professor Marcel Danesi has taken a few sharp turns over the years, but the breadth of his intellectual pursuits is nothing short of amazing

BY DANIEL DROLET | September 10 2007

Boys seem to underachieve educationally relative to girls. But many questions remain about what’s going on and what, if anything, should be done to address the issue.

BY KARINE JOLY | September 10 2007

New technologies are changing the way schools get the message out when a crisis erupts on campus. But the most valuable tool in the communications toolkit is still a well-tested plan

BY TIM JOHNSON | August 07 2007

The pros, the cons and the complications of taking on a little extra work on the side

BY ALEX GILLIS | March 12 2007

Students who cheat are a problem on Canadian campuses – a problem that universities and faculty members must wrestle head-on. Based on his research and his own experience with cheating students, this professor discovers three crucial steps to keep them in

BY ANITA LAHEY | March 12 2007

He’s a scientist, arts aficionado and acclaimed editor who brings success to seemingly everything he undertakes. What will Queen’s do if he ever really retires?

BY HARRIET EISENKRAFT | February 12 2007

Usha George has lived the immigrant experience, but never really left that community behind, devoting much of her professional career to addressing the special needs of newcomers to Canada

BY DANIEL MCCABE | February 12 2007

Comics have become much more sophisticated since the advent of Archie or Superman and are now a legitimate area of scholarship

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | December 06 2004

Flexible and practical, online graduate programs are the right call for some students.